Sunday 8 July 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Greg T Walker and Pleas Ned Sublette.
Strangers on a Train, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood Opening Night.
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- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Greg T Walker: Rock bassist (Blackfoot).
- Pleas Ned Sublette: Composer.
- Anjelica Huston: American third generation actress, granddaughter of actor Walter Huston, daughter of writer-director John Huston.
- Alan Ashby: American baseball player manager and sportscaster.
- Yankee Joe DiMaggio and mgr Casey Stengel feud
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